5 Things You Need to Know Today: Feb. 26

Milford will move its town election date to April 30, to save $12,000 by combining it with the state special primary election for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by John Kerry.

Our weekday morning column, 5 Things You Need to Know, provides you with information that can help you plan your day and give you some fodder for water cooler conversations.

Correction: The Dunkin' Donuts on East Main Street is re-opening following a renovation of the restaurant. It has not changed owners.

1. Milford Selectmen have accepted the recommendation of Town Clerk Amy Hennessy Neves and agreed to combine the town election with the upcoming special state election primary. The move will save about $12,000. The elections, which feature separate ballots, will be April 30. The state primary will feature candidates for U.S. Senate.

2. Milford imposed a three-week alcohol license suspension on Scioli's Pizza Bar, to take effect March 1. The suspension recently was upheld by a Superior Court judge.

3. Milford Police are collecting sealed bids on surplus property until 2 p.m. March 12, at which point the bids will be opened and read aloud. The property being sold includes a 1990 Ford F-250 pickup truck with 46,257 miles, two Crown Victorias used by police and a 2001 Chevrolet cargo van with 91,669 miles. See the announcement for more information.

4. Dunkin Donuts on East Main Street is Applications will be accepted for several positions, including managers and crew members. The newly renovated site is owned and operated by SF Management LLC, an independently owned and operated management company for a Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee.

5. Twenty-four people have applied for the town engineer position, according to Town Administrator Louis Celozzi. Celozzi and current town engineer Michael Santora will review the applications and conduct interviews, before reporting back to selectmen.


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